English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Big Hesby

Field in the Parish of Bidston

Historical Forms

  • 1838 TA
  • campus qui vocatur Eskeby 1357 ChFor

Etymology

Big Hesby(109–283890, campus qui vocatur Eskeby 1357,'farmstead at aplace growing with ash-trees', v. eski, býr)